VOL. 129 | NO. 81 | Friday, April 25, 2014
Early voting in advance of the May 6 county primary election day opens Friday, April 25, at 20 satellite locations across Shelby County.
Memphis Slim house prepares to open as collaboratory
For years, the house at 1152 College St., just north of McLemore Avenue and directly across College from the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, has been one of the city’s many musical ruins.
Texas-based retailer Conn’s will be opening a store in Southeast Memphis, one of possibly three stores the home appliances and furnishings chain plans to open in Tennessee.
When Tom Watson was a child, his father and uncle bought what was then known as Armstrong Transfer and Storage Co.
The two contenders on their way to an August election showdown for the office of district attorney general met Wednesday, April 23, at Southwest Tennessee Community College.
More than a year after coming out of bankruptcy protection, Nashville-based Back Yard Burgers is a different restaurant company – one that enjoyed a 10.6 percent increase in same-store sales in the first quarter as well as 12 straight months of increased revenue.
The huge ring that Craig Unger wears on his finger just doesn’t tell the story of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 World Series triumph, although that’s the story Unger is in the business of trying to help replicate.
It was a natural enough question, but if you’re a Grizzlies fan you had to love the answer.
JACKSON. FULL CIRCLE. Fifteen years ago, I sat across a table from a guy named Tommy Ramey in a place called Nick’s in Jackson, Mississippi. Tommy said he wanted to buy my ad agency and took a swallow of some very good Cab. I took a swallow of mine and told him what that would take. We both took another swallow, he said that sounded about right, and we shook hands. And ordered another bottle.
When you’re working to turn over a new leaf in your career, you start with the basics: an updated resume, a catchy cover letter, new business cards and a fresh LinkedIn profile. These pieces are requirements of your search, but they’re not where the important work happens. The foundation of a long-term career is built on networking.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will rely on prayer and advice from experts when he is faced with last-minute appeals from death row inmates facing execution.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A special state Supreme Court panel has refused to rehear a case that challenged the constitutionality of the way Tennessee selects its judges.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo, Miss.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.